Estate Settlement Appraisals in CA by Berge Company REALTORS & Appraisers

The responsibility of settling an estate, while stressful is very important. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as quickly and with as much dignity as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much sensitivity to the feelings of everyone involved.

Part of Berge Company REALTORS & Appraisers's company goal is to provide top-notch, ethical appraisals that lawyers can rely on. There are specific needs for everyone; we understand these needs and are familiar to working with all parties involved. In relation to our experience in dealing with attorneys and accountants and other agencies, we write appraisals that definitely outdo all expectations.

Contact us promptly to discuss your individual estate appraisal essentials and how we can put our experience to work for you.

Settling an estate generally depends on an appraisal to determine fair market value for the house therein. We empathize that in times like this, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. So, we understand that the time an appraisal is ordered will not match the date of death. Berge Company REALTORS & Appraisers assures that our staff are familiar with the procedures and requirements requested by revenue services to produce a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical requirements stated within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps us to confidentiality, guaranteeing the fullest degree of privacy for you and your family.

Most of the time people do not fully fathom the requirement to have a complete appraisal report prepared in support of the numbers displayed in general documents filed with the IRS and CA state agencies.

One of the most essential requirements in a report is an appraiser-backed opinion of value in a comprehensive explanation as to how the appraiser came to his conclusion. Such a report will definitely demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are accurate and substantiated.

Berge Company REALTORS & Appraisers ensures an detailed report, which will provide an executor clear facts and figures that will meet IRS and revenue agency requirements. It assures peace of mind to everyone concerned because we are there to stand behind the appraisal if it is ever challenged.

A comprehensive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is required to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions.